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Penamaior Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Penamaior, Concelho de Paços de Ferreira, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-04-06 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Penamaior commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 6 Apr 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Apr 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a corn cob Or leafed Vert at dexter and a cogwheel Sable at sinister, in chief a cross patty rounded Gules, issuant from base a mount Vert charged with a heraldic fountain. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PENAMAIOR".
The cross is alluding to the Order of the Templars.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Apr 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 21 December 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Apr 2017

Presentation of Penamaior

Penamaior Commune is one of the 12 communes of Paços de Ferreira Municipality; it had 3819 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Apr 2017

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